Honeymoons are important. They are the time when just you and your new spouse can spend some intimate time with one another, without interruption from anyone else. A time to bask in the glory of your wedding, your vows, and your love – before real life kicks back in.
Your honeymoon should be representative of you as a couple. Are you up for adventure, exploration, and experience? Or are you looking for beauty, relaxation, and the desire to be spoiled? Whatever you choose, it should be something you love because your honeymoon is something you will remember for years and years to come.
To help you out with your decision, we have 10 beautiful honeymoon vacations you will love.
1. Bora Bora, French Polynesia
bright beaches, colorful reefs, and water bungalows, there’s no doubt why Bora Bora is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations. The surrounding mountains create a beautiful landscape.
Venture out with your sweetheart to the village of Vaitape where you can shop local stores or dine on some tasty Polynesian food. Or, if you are looking to have some adventure, you may choose to take a guided tour of the mountains, rent a jet ski or boat, go fishing, or even scuba diving.
Bora Bora is what honeymoons are made of.
Many people only dream of having a Hawaiian vacation. Well, your honeymoon is the perfect time to make that dream a reality. The beautiful beaches, the mountains and volcanoes, and the rich culture are all must-haves when it comes to visiting Hawaii.
Perhaps the best part is that Diamond Resorts offers a 7-night deal that can help you have a great honeymoon experience without having to break the bank. After all, weddings can be incredibly expensive, but that doesn’t mean you should have to skimp on your honeymoon.
You can spend a week on the Big Island, Kona. You can explore the rich heritage, coffee plantations, the active volcano, local shops, farmers markets, and dine with the locals. And, let’s not forget spending time soaking up the sun and the salty air.
A Hawaiian honeymoon will not disappoint.
3. Bali, Indonesia
Bali is known for its beautiful landscape – which includes a volcano, rich forests, and beautiful beaches. There is something for everyone to see here and the serenity these adventures bring is what sets it apart. In fact, the list of things to do in Bali is extensive.
- Water Rafting
- Ride ATV’s on the beach
- Dolphin watching
- Canyoning and searching for waterfalls
Enjoy the scenery and soak up the culture. Shop, dine and let go.
4. Paris, France
Paris is, well, Paris. It screams romance to so many people. Strolling the streets of the city, sipping a hot latte or hot chocolate at an outdoor café, and taking in all the sights can help you create memories of a lifetime.
Some of the most romantic things to do in Paris on your honeymoon are:
- Spending time at the Eiffel Tower.
- Checking out the art at the Louvre*, which is the biggest museum in the world.
- Take a romantic boat ride to see the Temple of Love. Rumor has it that if you kiss your new spouse in the middle of the temple, you will have a strong relationship.
- Go on tours of the many local wineries.
Stay at Le Club Mougins and enjoy your stay in France.
Approximately 600 miles off the coast of North Carolina sits the 150 little islands of Bermuda. Offering the perfect honeymoon getaway. You can stay active by playing a round of golf or tennis. Or, you can head under the water for some scuba diving, snorkeling, or just swimming. Lounging in the sand will bring you a bit of calm and tranquility, too.
Such a perfect way to start your new life.
Savannah, Georgia is a quiet, quaint city that is full of southern charm. Imagine spending your honeymoon strolling hand in hand throughout the parks and the city center. Explore the local shops and dining options then, at night, go for a walk with a ghost tour and adventure. There is a lot of history to see in Savannah. If the beach is something you don’t want to miss, it’s a short drive from the city to the Atlantic Ocean – so you can enjoy both!
7.Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Mexico has been a tourist hot spot for years. Especially for honeymooners. Perhaps it’s the white sandy beaches or the fact that you can go horseback riding on them – and in the water. Or, maybe it’s the shopping, scuba diving, or dancing the night away that intrigues you. Whatever it is, you are sure to have a good time.
Dine out, go shopping, and relax in the sun. Let the waves take you away on your honeymoon to Mexico.
8. Santorini, Greece
Santorini is an island in Greece with beautiful, white architecture against the deep blue (yet, clear) sea. There is so much delicious food to try and shops to explore. You can also visit the beach and check out the red, black, or white sand that makes up the beaches (thanks to volcanoes).
It has been said that Santorini has the most beautiful sunsets*. Just think about experiencing that with your spouse on your honeymoon.
9. Venice, Italy
Venice, Italy is the perfect place for a honeymoon. It is romantic and can lead you to a world of memories. Imagine taking a gondola ride on one of the many canals throughout the city – especially at night. Dine at an outdoor café. Grab tickets to an opera, chow down on some tasty gelato, or just get lost in the city. It’s all guaranteed to be unforgettable.
This Central American country is quickly becoming a hot travel destination. And, it’s no question why. There is so much to see and experience — jungles and forests, volcanoes, waterfalls, wildlife, zip-lining, and tranquil beaches. Costa Rica is the perfect honeymoon escape for the adventure-loving couple.
What destination matches what you and your new spouse have in mind?
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